Information related to research interest "Health and well-being with technologies"

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Supervisors with this research interest

  • Faculty of Education and Arts

  • Institute for Learning Sciences & Teacher Education

  • Professor Susan Edwards

    Professor Susan Edwards is Director of Early Childhood Futures (Institute for Learning Sciences and Teacher Education); and Director of Digital Foundations (Digital Data and Assessment in Education Centre), Australian Catholic University. These programs investigate digital and non-digital play-based pedagogies in the early years. Professor Edwards has completed work as first-named Chief Investigator on two Australian Research Council (ARC) grants, and on a third grant as the second-named Chief Investigator. The first project examined play-based learning in early childhood education settings; the second established the characteristics of converged play pedagogies in early childhood; and the third, the role of play-based learning about sustainability for increased health and wellbeing outcomes for young children. Professor Edwards is currently the first-named CI on two further projects, investigating the role of playgroups in schools, and the identification of positive digital practices amongst children, families and educators for promoting best-practice technology use in the early years. Professor Edwards is also an Associate Investigator with the ARC Centre for the Digital Child.

    For details of Funded Grants, please click on the Personal Website link under Contact below.

    Phone : +613 9953 3531 (Melbourne) Email : suzy.edwards@acu.edu.au

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